Category: Arts/Culture/Entertainment

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Streaming theater goes beyond Hamilton

In the first days of the COVID-19 shutdown, many theaters scrambled to find archival production videos of high enough quality ...

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Creatives are doing it for themselves with the Chicago Artists Relief Fund

At the start of COVID-19 lockdowns, thousands of Chicago theater artists lost immediate income. In the weeks to come, even ...

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Steep Theatre searches for a new home

Since its founding in 2001, Steep Theatre has spent most of its institutional life in the shadow of the Red ...

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#iPlan2Live takes over TikTok

Like all great social justice movements, Chicagoan Kale Williams’s revolution involves cats—namely, Gingy, a sweet lil fur baby with quite ...

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Ghost Light: a roundup of offstage performing arts news and notes

It’s been a tumultuous couple of months for Victory Gardens Theater, set off by the board  naming executive director Erica ...

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This is us

click to enlarge Umbilical Progenitor (2018) by Zak Ov&eacute courtesy 21c Chicago A stone’s throw from the kitsch and luxe ...

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Moving to the music at home with SummerDance

Summer in the city usually means sultry nights of outdoor picnics, plays and concerts galore in the parks, and, best ...

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The American Writers Museum creates a digital experience during COVID-19

When you first walk into the American Writers Museum, you walk right into a timeline of American writers that spans ...

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Shea Couleé, here to stay and slay

To describe the driving ethos of Chicago’s drag house Maison Couleé, you need look no further than the Chicago Black ...

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Coming out over and over again

I’m a late adopter of celebrating the annual National Coming Out Day in October, but two years ago, after moving ...

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